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Monthly Archives: June 2016

In the wilderness, your phone usually becomes a useless lump of plastic that’s best left at home, but these outdoor apps will turn your cell phone into an essential outdoor companion that’ll help with...
news

The Evolving Relationship Between Social Media And News: Three 2016 Charts For Perspective The relationship between news publishers and the large social network platform companies continues to evolve rapidly. Even as observers have warned about...
Teenage Brain

Two views of the brain with the nucleus accumbens, a hub of the brain's reward circuitry, highlighted in green. This region was more active when teenagers saw that their own photographs, and those of...

ORNL's Juan Carlos Idrobo helped develop an electron microscopy technique to measure magnetism at the atomic scale. Credit: ORNL  Scientists can now detect magnetic behavior at the atomic level with a new electron microscopy technique developed...
Turkey

You don’t have to be an avid follower of international news to have heard about the terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport – Turkey’s biggest and Europe’s third largest hub for air travel. Most...
Bullying rewards

Researchers have identified nerve cell communication between specific brain regions, providing insight for the development of new therapeutic strategies, and new information on possible motivation for bullying. Frontal lobe brain anatomy (stock image). Individual differences...

Red blood cells must be small and flexible enough to squeeze through the tiniest capillaries of the body, where they deliver oxygen to surrounding cells. In the late 1960s, scientists proposed that the minute...

The internet has become a weapon for terrorists, who use social media and other technologies to organise, recruit and spread propaganda. So is it possible to turn technology around and use it to not...

In today’s high-speed IP services environment, network administrators often rely on manual steps to complete the complex business processes that ensure device and network health. One of the most tedious tasks for network administrators...

The day after the horrific Orlando massacre, the highest-trending topic on Facebook was the appearance of Meg Ryan’s face at the Tony Awards. Like Renee Zellweger before her, the perception that Ryan has become...
Manet-Degas

In January 1862 two young painters started talking about their craft as they copied Velázquez’ masterpiece, the Infanta Margarita, in the Louvre. Édouard Manet was just 30 years of age, the son of a...
video

Water-based material could be used to make artificial skin, longer-lasting contact lenses. Watch Video If you leave a cube of Jell-O on the kitchen counter, eventually its water will evaporate, leaving behind a shrunken, hardened mass...